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Canada. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Site: Sault Ste. Marie

Service: Spectrum and Telecommunications Sector - Amateur Radio Service Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 1-888-780-3333, Toll free
Fax 705-941-4607
Social Media Twitter Twitter:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services by e-mail, fax, mail or via the website
  • can obtain an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate and all administrative activities for amateur radio, e.g. call signs, changes of mailing address and requests for special events
  • Amateur Radio Operator Certificate is required to operate amateur radio apparatus
  • annual license renewal no longer necessary
  • Industry Canada must be informed of mailing address changes
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility In order to receive a certificate, the person must be examined by an accredited examiner or, in special cases, be examined at the local district office of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    To obtain a call sign: complete the Application and Report for Amateur Radio Operator Certificate and Call Sign (IC-2381) from the website
  • The application is to be submitted either by mail, email or fax to the Amateur Radio Service Centre
  • Requests can also be submitted directly through the website
Languages English; French
  • A fee is not required to issue the initial call sign with the Amateur Radio Operator Certificate
  • A fee of $60 is required to change an existing call sign or to request additional call signs, club call signs, or special event call signs
Site Information
Address & Map
2 Queen St E
Sault Ste Marie, ON
Canada P6A 1Y3
Mailing Address 2 Queen St E 
Sault Ste Marie, ON 
Canada P6A 1Y3
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Amateur Radio Licences

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